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There are 6 ways to get from St Albans to Watford by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from St Albans to Watford 8.8 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, Abbey to Watford Junction station 321 - Sapphire / ...

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Watford 9.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Watford 9.2 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Walk from St Albans to Watford 8.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Watford is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Watford is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Albans, Abbey and arriving at Watford Junction station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Albans Abbey and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Watford is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Watford without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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St Albans to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, Abbey station.

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St Albans to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from St Albans Abbey station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Watford is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Watford.
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  • Distance: 7.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Watford, England?

West Midlands operates a train from St Albans to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from St Albans to Watford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Abbey to Watford Junction station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line
Bus from St Albans, Abbey to Watford Junction station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans, Telford Court to Watford High Street station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
unobus.info
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from St Albans to Watford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from St Albans to Watford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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St Albans to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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St Albans to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Watford is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from St Albans to Watford.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between St Albans and Watford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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